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The London Car-Bomb and The need for Intelligent Skepticism

"Mr. Brown has just taken office, and expectations are high that he will distance himself from Blair's foreign policy, a policy many thoughtful people regard as foolish, destructive, and rather servile."

Scarifying Canadians is no help to Afghanistan

"Only 26 per cent of respondents to the same survey thought Canada’s military mission should be extended "if that is necessary to complete our goals there.""

Letter of Support to the United Methodist Church

"Every weapon Israel uses is paid for by us and many around the world do believe our quagmire in Iraq was pushed by Neocons whose agenda was to serve Israel and not our national interests. It is our blind support of Israel that inflames the Muslim world, as documented by many U.S. officials including President Jimmy Carter, not our freedoms and culture."

Mcmansions, SUVs, Mega-Churches and the Baghdad Embassy: Life Among Dim and Brutal Giants

"Freedom is a microcosm of the forces of evolution engendered by living in the midst of life -- a mode of being that apprehends and is transformed by the beauty, sorrow, and wit of the world. Conversely, authoritarian societies are collectives of accomplished liars and lickspittle ciphers, where one must conceal one's essential self at all costs and the soul falls into atrophy."

‘No’ to false trappings of sovereignty

"Seeing so many Jewish settlements dotting the West Bank some are asking for the scrapping of the two-state solution and focusing the struggle in the direction of a single bi-national state."